Thread: Radio Equipment

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    3

    Exclamation Radio Equipment

    I was wondering, since may fire districts are leaving analog to go digital, what are you doing with your used radio equipment?

    The reason I ask is that our volunteer fire department in Mexico, does not have funding for our communications, we are actually paying a monthly payment to use some one elses equipment. We would like to obtain our own equipment, so we can be self dependent.

    Just wondering if any of the big guys, might be willinhg to donate their used out of date equipment.

    Thanks for reading,

    Cmdte. Jose Perez
    Bomberos Voluntarios
    Aguascalientes, Mexico

    bomberosags@gmail.com

  2. #2
    Forum Member
    Res343cue's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Your 1st due.
    Posts
    1,651

    Default

    You're probably going to find that most departments "Trade In" their gear back to the dealer or manufacturer of the equipment that they are buying new stuff from.

    Reason for this: It keeps "Public Safety Radios" with specialized capabilities out of the hands of certain groups that really don't need them. With some of the newer systems in place, people are buying used radios, programming it for those systems, and then learning a lesson the hard way when the radio system "breaks" their radio and stops it from working -- anywhere.

    What frequency do you guys use? And do you have to do any specialized licensing?
    Quote Originally Posted by ThNozzleMan
    Why? Because we are firemen. We are decent human beings. We would be compelled by the overwhelming impulse to save an innocent child from a tragic, painful death because in the end, we are MEN.

    I A C O J
    FTM-PTB


    Honorary Disclaimer: While I am a manufacturer representative, I am not here to sell my product. Any advice or knowledge shared is for informational purposes only. I do not use Firehouse.Com for promotional purposes.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Old radio equipment
    By doublej986 in forum Volunteer Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-08-2007, 11:21 AM
  2. Radio Comm. supervision equipment
    By ullrichk in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 05-09-2005, 11:07 PM
  3. Radio Equipment
    By KenNFD1219 in forum Federal FIRE ACT Grants & Funding
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-16-2005, 02:31 AM
  4. Acceptable costs for radio equipment
    By fireman4411 in forum Federal FIRE ACT Grants & Funding
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-25-2004, 11:11 PM
  5. Radio Equipment
    By CMullen8 in forum Volunteer Forum
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 06-01-2003, 09:37 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Log in

Click here to log in or register